The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheltenham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 12 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.78% - 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.51% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£415 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 36 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.75% 39.56% 60.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 44
Average daily rate £405 £331 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -16.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
3 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Lua
5 3 (37.50%) Ant
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) Struts
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) ClearCase
1 5 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Ant
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Struts
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Lua
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sun
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 13 days ago